Wednesday, August 20, 2014

#BNPA2014 OFFICIAL PROGRAMME-UGANDA,KENYA,NIGERIA

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#BNPA2014 OFFICIAL PROGRAMME

THE GUESTS ARE:-

Kgafela oa Magogodi, Richard Ali, Joanne Arnott (Judges)

#BNPA2014-Shortlisted poets:

Suleiman Agbonkhianmen-Nigeria

El Saba Lazim-Sudan

Annetjie van Wynegaard-South Africa

Tom Jalio-Kenya

Nyachiro Lydia-Tanzania

Elizabeth Muchemwa-Zimbabwe

Fubaraibi Benstowe-Nigeria

Saka Aliyu-Ngeria

Ugandan hosts: Moses Muyanja Kyeyune, Dorothy Ayebazibwe

Monday 15th September 10:00am to 11:00am.

Launching the African Poetry Book Fund (http://africanpoetrybf.unl.edu/)Library at Ugandan Arts Trust:32 Degrees East-in Kansanga after Kampala International University. http://ugandanartstrust.org/

Readings from Prairie Schooner Fusion archives namely Botswana, Singapore and Ghana. Poets reading include Hilda Twongyeirwe, Roshan Karmali, Qrea-us, Nakisanze, BNN, Kagayi, and Kangye.

This event is supported by:

Literature Students of Makerere University, Femrite, 32 degrees-East:Ugandan Arts Trust, Lantern Meet of Poets, Poetry-in-session and African Poetry Book Fund –Nebraska.

Monday 15 September-Femrite, 5:30PM

#BNPA2014 POETS OF THE MONTH

Literature Students of Makerere University will moderate discussions on each of the #BNPA2014 shortlisted poems. Femrite-Kamwokya, +256 772 743943

Entry fee: 2,000/-

Tuesday 16 September events at Kati Kati Main Hall, off Lugogo By-Pass.

Entry fee is 5,000/-

2:30pm

Save our Poets! Written word vs. Spoken form poetry panel.

Is written poetry gradually becoming extinct? Is the traditional form irrelevant? Are Spoken Word artists running ahead of themselves?

Join the poetry panel at 2:30pm on Tuesday 16 September at Kati Kati Main Hall.

Panelists include:

Dr. Patrick Mangeni-(Makerere university)

Kagayi Peter, The President of Lantern Meet of Poets, Uganda

Nyachiro Lydia, #BNPA2014 shortlisted poet from Tanzania

Saba El Lazim #BNPA2014 shortlisted poet from Sudan

Moderator: Roshan Karmali, Coordinator at Poetry-in-session.

5:00pm

Launch of A Thousand Voices Rising, Anthology of Contemporary African Poetry.

The #BNPA2014 winner will launch the anthology.

Dr. Susan Kiguli will discuss the anthology.

Online copies are available from the website at http://www.bnpoetryaward.co.ug

Tuesday 16 September, 6:00pm- Kati Kati.

Awarding the #BNPA2014 winner

Cocktail

CELEBRATION NEXT: NAIROBI, KENYA STORYMOJA-HAY-FESTIVAL

17th to 21st September:

www.storymojahayfestival.co.ke/lucie@storymoja.co.ke

#BNPA2014 Poets at various workshops

PoeTRicks Workshops, run by BNN

Master-classes all week

Press conference on 18th September from 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Launch of A Thousand Voices Rising on 20th September.

CELEBRATION OCTOBER-KAMPALA

OCTOBER

Poetry Reading Clubs, PoeTRicks,Poetry-camps

20th October-African Rural University-Kibaale,Kagadi

21st October-Kabale University

23rd October-Return to Kampala

24th October: Round-table discussion and FINALE!

20th October morning:

NOVEMBER

24TH-NOVEMBER

Tsitsi Dangarembga Meeting the Makerere University Film School, run by Sr. Dr. Dominic Dipio. http://mak.ac.ug/

24th October 5:30pm

Tsitsi Dangarembga, author of Nervous Conditions, hosted by Femrite, as Author of The Month. Entry fee is 2,000/- Femrite: +256 772 743943, Kamwokya Kira Road, Plot 147. http://www.femriteug.org/

WEDNESDAY-26TH-NOVEMBER-2014

FULL-DAY-FILM-FESTIVAL

NATIONAL THEATER-CICP

COCKTAIL/RECEPTION: 7:00PM-SAME VENUE

CELEBRATION NIGERIA!

AKE ARTS-AND-BOOK-FESTIVAL –ABOEKUTA

18-22 NOVEMBER

LAUNCHING A THOUSAND VOICES RISING ON 20TH.

http://www.akefestival.org/

Thanks for all your support. If any other activity is added to this, you will receive official notification from this email address, bnpoetryaward@bnpoetryaward.co.ug. Thanks to our friends and partners who have led us so far. To the judges, poets, media, bloggers, #BNPA2014 poets, arts organisations like 32 Degrees/Ugandan Arts Trust, Femrite, Lantern Meet of Poets, Poetry in session, Makerere University Literature Students,African Writers Trust, Sunday Trust (Nigeria), CACE-writivism, Deyu African, African Poetry Book Fund, somanystoriesug, Dilstories, Storymoja, International Images Film Festival for Women (IIFF), Parrésia Publishers in Nigeria, Ake Arts and Book Festival, Malaika Educare, House of Talent, House of Words Consult, Peepal Tree Press-thank you all so much.

For more information, email bnpoetryaward@bnpoetryaward.co.ug or follow us on Twitter @BNPoetryAward

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